The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 38 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 363 436 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.57% 6.10% 5.92%
As % of the General category 14.38% 15.18% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 199 269 309
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,850 £23,980
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £56,300 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Retail
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2525 2873 2784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.73% 40.16% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1943 2200 2264
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region.

Retail Salary Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in the North West

Retail
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 248 £42,500 - 62
Cheshire -12 92 £41,500 -2.35% 27
Lancashire -31 14 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Merseyside -4 6 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 303 (38.75%) Finance
2 236 (30.18%) Banking
3 200 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (18.29%) Risk Management
5 135 (17.26%) Project Management
5 135 (17.26%) Degree
6 129 (16.50%) E-Commerce
7 128 (16.37%) Java
8 120 (15.35%) HTML
9 113 (14.45%) Financial Institution
10 108 (13.81%) Wireless
10 108 (13.81%) SQL
11 107 (13.68%) Customer Engagement
11 107 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
12 102 (13.04%) JavaScript
13 98 (12.53%) .NET
14 96 (12.28%) Microsoft
15 89 (11.38%) CSS
16 79 (10.10%) C#
16 79 (10.10%) SDLC
17 78 (9.97%) PRINCE2
17 78 (9.97%) Windows
18 76 (9.72%) SQL Server
19 73 (9.34%) TDD
20 72 (9.21%) Oracle
20 72 (9.21%) Linux
21 71 (9.08%) UNIX
22 70 (8.95%) Retail Banking
23 69 (8.82%) XML
24 68 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (3.71%) WebSphere
2 25 (3.20%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.43%) Node.js
4 17 (2.17%) Apache
5 13 (1.66%) JBoss
6 10 (1.28%) SAS
7 8 (1.02%) Liferay
8 6 (0.77%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.64%) CICS
9 5 (0.64%) IIS
9 5 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.51%) Jetty
10 4 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.51%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.38%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.26%) WordPress
13 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.13%) CMS
13 1 (0.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 46 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (2.94%) MS Office
4 12 (1.53%) Photoshop
5 11 (1.41%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.15%) SPSS
7 8 (1.02%) MS Project
8 6 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 25 (3.20%) Magento
2 5 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.51%) Unica
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.38%) Agresso
5 2 (0.26%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.43%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.64%) Office 365
3 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.26%) SaaS
4 2 (0.26%) Force.com
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 108 (13.81%) Wireless
2 20 (2.56%) DNS
3 17 (2.17%) VPN
4 15 (1.92%) SAN
5 14 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.66%) DHCP
6 13 (1.66%) HTTP
7 10 (1.28%) ATM
7 10 (1.28%) WAN
7 10 (1.28%) Firewall
8 9 (1.15%) SSL
9 7 (0.90%) LAN
10 5 (0.64%) PSTN
10 5 (0.64%) ISDN
10 5 (0.64%) VoIP
10 5 (0.64%) WLAN
10 5 (0.64%) MPLS
10 5 (0.64%) BGP
10 5 (0.64%) VLAN
10 5 (0.64%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.86%) MySQL
3 30 (3.84%) Relational Database
4 23 (2.94%) Big Data
5 22 (2.81%) RDBMS
6 13 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.53%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.28%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.15%) IBM BigInsights
10 7 (0.90%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.77%) DB2
11 6 (0.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 32 (4.09%) Git (software)
2 29 (3.71%) Maven
3 16 (2.05%) ClearCase
4 12 (1.53%) JIRA
4 12 (1.53%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.41%) Subversion
6 10 (1.28%) Visual Studio
6 10 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 10 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.77%) Axure RP
8 4 (0.51%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 4 (0.51%) Grunt
9 3 (0.38%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.38%) Moq
9 3 (0.38%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.38%) NUnit
10 2 (0.26%) AppScan
10 2 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.26%) Selenium
General
1 303 (38.75%) Finance
2 236 (30.18%) Banking
3 113 (14.45%) Financial Institution
4 70 (8.95%) Retail Banking
5 58 (7.42%) Marketing
6 25 (3.20%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.56%) Games
8 17 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (1.92%) Back Office
10 13 (1.66%) Advertising
11 10 (1.28%) Law
11 10 (1.28%) Telecoms
12 8 (1.02%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.77%) Automotive
13 6 (0.77%) Electronics
14 4 (0.51%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.38%) Legal
16 2 (0.26%) French Language
16 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 169 (21.61%) Developer
2 139 (17.77%) Analyst
3 74 (9.46%) Project Manager
4 55 (7.03%) Business Analyst
5 50 (6.39%) Consultant
6 48 (6.14%) .NET Developer
7 30 (3.84%) Architect
8 29 (3.71%) Software Developer
9 28 (3.58%) Software Engineer
10 23 (2.94%) Graduate
11 22 (2.81%) Web Developer
12 21 (2.69%) Service Manager
12 21 (2.69%) Technical Specialist
13 20 (2.56%) Test Analyst
13 20 (2.56%) Junior
14 19 (2.43%) Designer
15 18 (2.30%) Senior Developer
16 16 (2.05%) Java Developer
17 14 (1.79%) Team Leader
17 14 (1.79%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (15.35%) HTML
2 98 (12.53%) .NET
3 89 (11.38%) CSS
4 69 (8.82%) XML
5 59 (7.54%) jQuery
6 57 (7.29%) HTML5
7 47 (6.01%) ASP.NET
8 38 (4.86%) Web Services
8 38 (4.86%) JSON
9 33 (4.22%) SOAP
9 33 (4.22%) REST
10 30 (3.84%) Spring
11 29 (3.71%) WSDL
12 28 (3.58%) Servlets
13 27 (3.45%) WCF
14 26 (3.32%) Java EE
15 25 (3.20%) Hibernate
15 25 (3.20%) ActiveMQ
15 25 (3.20%) JMS
15 25 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 107 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.63%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (3.58%) User Experience
5 22 (2.81%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.17%) EPoS
7 15 (1.92%) Social Media
8 13 (1.66%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.41%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.15%) Mainframe
11 8 (1.02%) Tandem
12 7 (0.90%) Smartphone
12 7 (0.90%) Clustering
12 7 (0.90%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.77%) Device Driver
13 6 (0.77%) Life Science
13 6 (0.77%) Graphic Design
13 6 (0.77%) LPAR
14 5 (0.64%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 78 (9.97%) Windows
2 72 (9.21%) Linux
3 71 (9.08%) UNIX
4 12 (1.53%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (1.41%) Solaris
5 11 (1.41%) Windows XP
5 11 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (0.77%) AIX
8 5 (0.64%) zOS
9 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.26%) Android
10 2 (0.26%) CentOS
10 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.13%) SUSE
11 1 (0.13%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (18.29%) Risk Management
3 135 (17.26%) Project Management
4 129 (16.50%) E-Commerce
5 107 (13.68%) Customer Engagement
6 79 (10.10%) SDLC
7 78 (9.97%) PRINCE2
8 73 (9.34%) TDD
9 68 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 65 (8.31%) Business Analysis
11 58 (7.42%) Service Delivery
11 58 (7.42%) Mentoring
12 56 (7.16%) ITIL
13 49 (6.27%) MVC
14 47 (6.01%) Logistics
15 41 (5.24%) Software Engineering
16 40 (5.12%) Process Management
17 39 (4.99%) OO
17 39 (4.99%) Programme Management
18 38 (4.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 128 (16.37%) Java
2 108 (13.81%) SQL
3 102 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 79 (10.10%) C#
5 51 (6.52%) PHP
6 43 (5.50%) C++
7 31 (3.96%) C
8 28 (3.58%) T-SQL
9 24 (3.07%) VB
10 17 (2.17%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.05%) Ruby
11 16 (2.05%) VB.NET
12 13 (1.66%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.53%) Python
14 10 (1.28%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.28%) R
15 7 (0.90%) Perl
16 4 (0.51%) SPARQL
16 4 (0.51%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 135 (17.26%) Degree
2 27 (3.45%) ISEB
3 23 (2.94%) CISA
4 13 (1.66%) ACCA
5 12 (1.53%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.28%) CISSP
7 9 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.90%) CISM
9 6 (0.77%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.64%) CCNP
10 5 (0.64%) CCNA
10 5 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.51%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.51%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.51%) CCA
11 4 (0.51%) PMP
12 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.86%) QA
2 24 (3.07%) SLA
3 5 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.38%) FATCA
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (2.69%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.15%) Terminal Server
4 5 (0.64%) RACF
4 5 (0.64%) Samba
4 5 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (0.64%) ACF2
4 5 (0.64%) NFS
5 3 (0.38%) HDFS
5 3 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.64%) Tivoli
1 5 (0.64%) Data Guard
1 5 (0.64%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 5 (0.64%) zSecure
2 3 (0.38%) Ambari
2 3 (0.38%) Oozie
3 2 (0.26%) SCCM
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 96 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 72 (9.21%) Oracle
3 52 (6.65%) IBM
4 34 (4.35%) VMware
5 27 (3.45%) Cisco
6 23 (2.94%) Google
7 21 (2.69%) SAP
8 20 (2.56%) Teradata
9 19 (2.43%) Capita
10 13 (1.66%) Tableau
11 11 (1.41%) HP
12 10 (1.28%) Actimize
13 9 (1.15%) Hortonworks
14 8 (1.02%) Zend
14 8 (1.02%) Cognos
15 7 (0.90%) EMC
16 6 (0.77%) Hitachi
16 6 (0.77%) Adobe
17 5 (0.64%) Sun
17 5 (0.64%) BMC
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Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £400 - £500 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum + fantastic benefits and bonus
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits, 30 days holiday and extensive ca
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
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